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Qualified Children's Wellbeing Practitioner (CWP)

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 (pro rata) per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
Want to work with children and young people?

Our Children's Wellbeing Practitioner's (CWP's) deliver a range of brief low intensity, evidenced based psychological therapies.

The post holder will work with children and young people (0-18years) with the principal objectives of providing assessment and intervention to children and young people who have mental health needs.

Working as a part of a multi-disciplinary team and liaising closely with other agencies you will assess, plan and implement care for children with mental health needs.

If you have excellent communication skills and are committed to providing a high quality, flexible service to children then we want to hear from you.

The post holder will be working into the Tees Getting Help team working across the Teesside area. The team is currently based at Evergreen, Acklam Road Hospital though this may change in the future.

We are keen to hear from suitably qualified and experienced individuals. Applicants wishing to work part-time hours would be considered - There are two post available - Fixed term 12 months and fixed term 9 months.

Please note that CWP registration is required for this role.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work within the CAMHS team providing assessment and CBT based low intensity interventions to individuals and groups.The post holder will work with young people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary, and should be committed to equal opportunities.

Additional contact details: Sara Horsman, Clinical Lead -, or Gillian Sweeney, Clinical Lead -

About us

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care --our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

Person Specification



  • Successfully completed British Psychological Society (BPS) Accredited or Higher Education England (HEE) Approved academic course of study in line with the CYP IAPT Low Intensity National Programme and will be qualified as a Children's Wellbeing Practitioner (CWP)
  • And - Professional registration as a Children's Wellbeing Practitioner (CWP) with an appropriate regulatory body (e.g. British Psychological Society (BPS) or British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP))



  • Experience of working with children and young people with mental health problems.
  • Experience of delivering low intensity CBT and parent led CBT within children and young people's services.


  • Worked in a service where agreed targets are in place demonstrating clinical outcomes.
  • Experience of delivering psycho-educational groups.



  • Skilled in delivering low intensity interventions including parent led CBT



  • Demonstrates an understanding of anxiety and depressive disorders and how they may present in young people

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust


Acklam Road Hospital

Acklam Road



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